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Alaska providers received drugs from pharmacy involved in meningitis outbreak

...Massachusetts pharmacy behind the deadly outbreak of fungal meningitis, state officials said Tuesday.Alaska providers have based on "an abundance of caution," Wilkinson said.Meningitis is an infection of membranes covering the brain and spinal...
More than 90 Alaskans contract viral meningitis

...said 91 Alaskans have contracted viral meningitis since summer, and many of the cases...past years. Recently, however, viral meningitis numbers have been low. The state reported...after someone who was exposed to viral meningitis went to the camp and lived with other...
Health officials confirm Alaska mumps case

...It's a communicable illness that is largely preventable with a vaccine.The disease can lead to complications that included meningitis, encephalitis and loss of hearing. Severe complications in recent years are rare, according to the Section of Epidemiology...
Boyfriend admits to abuse of baby that died

...plane to Seattle Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center. Seattle doctors determined that the baby had bacterial meningitis, and they found multiple broken bones. On April 18, the Alaska Division of Family and Youth Services was alerted of suspected...
Experts say stored rural water could pose health risks

...and sewage disposal systems can lead to a range of health dangers, from infectious diseases such as hepatitis A and viral meningitis to increased spread of common ailments like colds and the flu. Alaska villages have long experienced high rates of these...
Student hospitalized 10 weeks after friend died of encephalitis

...a suspected meningococcal infection, said his mother, Christine Teel. Meningoccus bacteria can cause potentially deadly meningitis, the inflammation of membranes around the brain and spinal cord. Oaks was hospitalized for six weeks at Providence Alaska...

...officials ramped up warnings Thursday about a Massachusetts specialty pharmacy linked to a widening outbreak of a rare kind of meningitis, urging doctors and hospitals not to use any products from the company.Investigators this week found contamination in a...
'Proof of Heaven' something to think about, he landed in the ICU, surrounded by baffled doctors who believed that he'd somehow acquired spontaneous E. coli meningitis. His spinal fluid and the outer portion of his brain were filled with pus. There was no brain activity, and no precedent...
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